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're just doing it the way the university of michigan law school did it, and so we're okay. there are a number of distinctions between the cases, though, that we think will help the, you know, the now-more skeptical about racial preferences court strike down tease preferences. they wouldn't have to overrule the grutter case to do so, because the grutter case justice o'connor articulated some principles that were supposed to limit the size and duration of racial preferences to avoid abuses, but she department really enforce them. -- she didn't really enforce them. but they remain on the books. you're supposed to pursue race-neutral alternatives before you resort to race. well, texas did. they have this 10% plan. they get a lot of racial diversity and other diversity from the 10% plan. did they really need to use individual racial preferences on top of it? that's one argument in her favor. another argument is the court has said no racial balancing, meaning you cannot try to mirror in your state's university's composition the racial proportions of the statewide population. tha
the honorable gentleman from michigan, mr. dingell, for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. my commendations for in this hearing. and we need to do what we are doing, and i commend you for that. these questions will be yes or no. first to chairman genachowski. mr. chairman, section 6403b of the spectrum act requires the commission to coordinate with canada and mexico when authorizing the reassignment and reallocation of beside cast frequencies -- broadcast frequencies. is that correct? >> yes. >> mr. chairman, i would note that similar such coordination took place for the dtv transition and that it took a very long time. is that correct? >> yes. >> mr. chairman, will the commission commit to negotiating new arrangements with the state department, canada and mexico as mentioned in paragraph 34 of the commission's notice of proposed rulemaking before repacking broadcast frequencies, yes or no? is. >> i'm not sure of that provision, but we are committed to working with canada and mexico. >> is that a yes or no? >> i'd have to look at that provision to give an accurate answer. >> t
michigan the rest of the world that britain has strong and decisive government. and i'm grateful to my liberal democrat colleagues have helped me in this, and i hope both liberal democrats and conservatives celebrate the increase in the personal allowance. there are many conservatives who also wanted to achieve that. is also something of course liberal democrats -- shows we're helping working people even in these very difficult times. >> some of the positive impacts of this -- including saving people increase in their electricity bills, extension of the carbon price floors, and the 135 million pounds of capital spending. but i ask the chancellor this. given the rocky road is presented and the credibility he has on the markets, could he not find his way of borrowing more money for infrastructure projects to create jobs and keep people on the dole? >> counselor? >> first of all can i welcome the support is given to some of the measures we have taken to help the northern irish economy, and i'm well aware there are particular problems northern irish economy. the banking system which requir
of michigan's institute for social research and the principal investigator of the monitoring the future study since its inception in 1975 which is a, an amazing contribution that he has provided over these last several decades to understanding the trends in drug use amongst youth in our country. we served as an adviser to the white house, congress, many other national and international bodies and has conducted research on a wide variety of issues including, of course, the use of alcohol, tobacco and various illicit drugs. so i'm going to turn the podium over to dr. johnston. [applause] >> thank you very much, and good morning to all of you. pleased that so many of you have turned out. it's a pleasure to, again, be able to announce results from the study, joining the director, assistant secretary koh, director volkow. we all did this last year and hopefully next. despite all those years, i actually get younger -- [laughter] each time we do a survey. special arrangements upstairs. um, you heard a lot of the results of the release, so i'm going to sort of focus on some of the highlights that i t
, it's a large manufacturing state. we've got a big obstacle in the way with lake michigan to get product to the east coast. so i recognize there's need for investment. but i often hear from my constituents the concern of the government, of the federal government picking regions of the country to win and lose in the economic battles that take place between states. in other words, if we invest a lot of money in the northeast quarter's federal taxpayer or a lot of money in california, the fax payer in -- taxpayer in wisconsin is wondering are we just making those states more competitive to compete against wisconsin manufacturing? could you talk a little bit about how the whole thing plays together and what the answer should be? >> first of all, i know you know this, but you all were in the ball game. >> yeah. i'm not making the statement on -- >> i know you're not. i'm saying if you feel your state is disadvantaged, it's not because of us. we wanted to make investments, we were ready to make investments. >> let's take it from montana. let's just take it from a different region becau
for having consensual that. they saved affirmative-action in the famous case from michigan law school. case after case reject the bush administration position on guantÁnamo bay and treatment of the detainees there. so why did the court of last? well, the court move left because sandra day o'connor grew more and more alienated from the modern republican party. she didn't like john ashcroft. she did not warrant here has been connect it. she didn't like the way the war in iraq was being conducted and above all, she was alienated by something that doesn't get talked about a lot now, but the one very large in the history of our country. not just the supreme court. and this terry schiavo case. the terry schiavo case had a big impact on justice o'connor summoned the police and judicial independence, the summit dealing, although many people didn't know at the time come with dissent ever has been alzheimer's disease. the idea of medical decision-making for a critically alpert was not just an abstraction for justice o'connor. in 2005 she left the court to take care of her husband and she was replace
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